In this stunning world premiere at ArtsEmerson, The White Card unfolds a meticulously crafted story, raising uncomfortable questions about what — and who — are on display. Exploring contemporary headlines and cultural touchstones, CLAUDIA RANKINE's The White Card refuses to remain “just a play,” safely entrenched on the stage. Like her 2014 New York Times bestselling […]Find out more »
Between 1915 and 1930 over 1.5 million African Americans fled the U.S. south for northern and western cities locales. Just ten years later, another six million would begin the same trek in search of a better life. This epic migration literally changed the complexion of America. But why did it take place? The Boston Athenaeum […]Find out more »
Join Salamander as the magazine celebrates its 25th anniversary on the evening of March 1 from 6-8 p.m. The celebration, which will take place at the Suffolk Poetry Center (Mildred F. Sawyer Library, 3rd floor) includes a gathering and a reading that will feature memoirist JANE BROX, poet ANDREA COHEN, and poet NATALIE SHAPERO. For more information, contact […]Find out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.